These cookers uses electromagnetism in order to produce heat that is used to cook food. The induction cooker does not have a Burner like the electric cookers or the gas cookers. Instead they have a metal coil that creates a magnetic field whenever they are turned on.
The moment you place a pan on the surface the magnetic field created passes into the pan and that makes the pan to generate heat. This means it is the pan that becomes hotter and not the burner and because of this, the induction burners are considered safer than the traditional electric cookers and the gas cookers. The induction cookers are also preferred because they don’t generate heat so they do not heat up your kitchen like the gas and electric cookers.
The other benefits of using an induction cooker is that they actually heat the pans pretty fast and you can get to control the heat more like a gas cooker and they are also very energy efficient. They have a smooth surface and it does not heat up making them super easy to clean. They will boil water faster than even the gas cookers.
The top disadvantage about this cookers is that they are currently the most expensive cookers in the market right now. Another downside of the cooker is that it does not actually work with all your pans. Your pans must be metal because they use electromagnetism to cook. To test if your pan will work with this cooker try to stick a magnet on them. If it sticks, then it will most probably work with the induction cooker.
ELECTRIC COOKERS - DEFINED
The electric cookers are durable so you can be sure that when you buy an electric cooker it is going to serve you for a long time. Cleaning the electric cookers is also easier and you can use them probably with any type of pan that you own. So you don’t have to get worried that the heavier pans will damage the surface.
The smooth ceramic electric cookers are a little bit more pricey as compared to the electric coil cookers. This because it provides a better look and it has a smooth surface which makes it super easy to clean.
But you should keep in mind that the surface for the smooth ceramic cookers is not as durable as the one on an electric coil cooker. You will need to be very careful when you are using heavier pans if you want the surface of your ceramic electric cooker to last for a long time. The smooth electric ceramic cookers heats faster than the electric coil cookers but they can’t match the heating of the induction and gas.
The electric cookers also takes longer to adjust the temperature so you cannot really compare the control in gas and induction with electric cookers. The initial cost of purchasing an electric cooker is lesser than purchasing the induction or gas but they are not very energy efficient so you might end up using more money in the long run than you would have used if you used if used gas or induction.